|1st March 2021
Residency at Schloss Bröllin
Wenzel and his team were granted a residency to work on Ubi caritas et amor as part of the residency program schloss bröllin e.V., supported by the Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur des Landes Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the Landkreis Vorpommern-Greifswald.
8th to 14th of March 2021 // schloss bröllin e.V. // Bröllin
13th of March 2021 (time TBA) // Online presentation at the end of the resideny
|10th Dezember 2020
Revival of “On the first night we looked at maps” in 2021
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA will have its Berlin revival in 2021 at Theaterdiscounter thanks to the kind support of the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe in form of the Wiederaufnahmeförderung (Funding for presentations of existing work).
Summer 2021 (dates TBA) // Theaterdiscounter // Berlin
|27th November 2020
Granted residency support #TakeCareResidenzen
Wenzel was granted one of the #TakeCareResidenzen to openly research on “Masculinities and the performance of singing male bodies” in cooperation with Ballhaus Ost. #TakeCareResidenzen is part of NEUSTART KULTUR – financed by the German Commissioner of the Federal Government for Culture and Media to preserve and stabilize the diverse free performing arts during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Gefördert vom Fonds Darstellende Künste aus Mitteln der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien im Rahmen von NEUSTART KULTUR.
December 2020 & January 2021 // Ballhaus Ost // Berlin
|19th October 2020
Chosen for ‘Einstiegsförderung’ by the Berlin Senate
Wenzel was chosen for the Einstiegsförderung (Early career funding) for the year 2021 by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe with his new production Ubi caritas et amor – Basketball Players (working title).
Spring 2021 (dates TBA) // LOFFT – Das Theater // Leipzig
Spring 2021 (dates TBA) // theatre TBA // Berlin
|1st October 2020
More dates in December for “Listening to Peter & Ben”
There will be two more possibilities to come, watch and join Daniel Arnaldos into Listening to Peter & Ben in December. Tickets are available now.
11th & 12th December 2020 at 20:30 // TATWERK | Performative Forschung // Berlin
|21st August 2020
Chosen for coproduction in 2021 with LOFFT Leipzig
Wenzel’s new production Ubi caritas et amor – Basketball Players (working title) has been chosen out of more than 115 submissions to be coproduced in 2021 by LOFFT – Das Theater in Leipzig and to be presented there in spring next year!
Spring 2021 (dates TBA) // LOFFT – Das Theater // Leipzig
|17th August 2020
New premiere in September: “Listening to Peter & Ben”
With the performance Listening to Peter & Ben, stage director Wenzel U. Vöcks and tenor Daniel Arnaldos explore the possibilities of hearing as a physical phenomenon, using an old vinyl record of the English composer and pianist Benjamin Britten and the tenor Peter Pears to uncover an acoustical queer heritage.
11th & 12th September 2020 at 20:30 // TATWERK | Performative Forschung // Berlin
|16th July 2020
Screaming into the void – Furore Festival goes digital
After THE VOID, originally the title of this years edition of the festival, became a global reality in a matter of weeks and the analogue festival had to be cancelled as many others this year, the festival team invited Wenzel and Federico to discuss together on DIGITAL THEATRE – VOID AND VISION.
24th July 2020 at 11:00 // Release of our digital statement
24th & 25th July 2020 at 19:30 // Online discussions // www.furorefestival.com
|05th June 2020
The (Non) Festival of the Summer in Berlin
On 24th July 2020, an enormous festival will take place in Berlin where a stunning number of independent artists and culture makers working in all disciplines will take part (inlcuding Wenzel & Federico) – by not showing up. During the coronavirus pandemic, many freelance artists and culture makers have been unable to earn money and pay their living costs. Show your solidarity!
24th July 2020 // www.niemandkommt.de // Buy a ticket and don’t show up!
|30th April 2020
Performing Arts Festival Berlin@home
The Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2020 has also been forced to react to the current circumstances and so the PAF will go online! Based on their performance On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA, which was planned to be shown three times on 20th & 21st May at Theaterdiscounter, Wenzel & Federico are creating Instructions for Those at Home #1.
19th-24th May 2020 // @home // On demand
|17th April 2020
Invited to the Furore Festival in Ludwigsburg
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA has been invited to the FURORE – International festival for young theatre.
23rd-25th July 2020 // Akademie für Darstellende Kunst Baden-Württemberg // Ludwigsburg
|06th April 2020
Szenario Festival has been postponed
Due to the measures to stem the spread of the Coronavirus the Szenario – Festival für Darstellende Künste has been postponed. On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA will now be shown in Lüneburg in October.
24th & 25th October 2020 // Museum Lüneburg // Lüneburg
|02nd April 2020
Workshops for the generation 60+ in 2020/21
Wenzel will continue to teach the workshops for the generation 60+ at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in the upcoming season 2020/21.
24th & 25th & 28th September 2020 “Quartett”
12th & 19th & 26th January 2021 “Jenufa”
04th & 05th & 06th June 2021 “La fanciulla del west”
Staatsoper Unter den Linden // Berlin
|10th March 2020
Selected for the Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2020
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA has been selected for the Newcomer’s Platform ‘Introducing…’ of the Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2020.
20th May 2020 at 16:00 & 20:00
21st May 2020 at 16:00 // Theaterdiscounter // Berlin
|04th March 2020
Invited to the Szenario Festival in Lüneburg
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA has been invited to the Szenario – Festival für Darstellende Künste.
16th & 17th May 2020 // Museum Lüneburg // Lüneburg